Autumn means wonderful outdoor events coupled with food and lots of fun! Help support Granite State businesses and communities by attending one or all of the local events shown below.
Deerfield Fair, Deerfield, NH / Thursday, September 29th through Sunday, October 2nd – The 135th annual fair will feature tractor and livestock pulls, a demolition derby, vendors, artisans, live entertainment, and food. This event is great fun for the entire family. Location: the Deerfield Fairgrounds, Route 47, halfway up the hill toward Candia. For a complete schedule of events, click here. Admission is $8 and parking is free.
Oktoberfest 2011, Concord, NH / Friday, September 30th through Tuesday, October 4th – The Barley House in Concord will host Oktoberfest. Traditional Oktoberfest food will be matched with German and local micro-brews. For a peek at the delicious foods that will be featured at this event, click here. A gluten-free menu is available upon request.
LaBelle Winery, Amherst, NH / Saturday, October 1st, 12P to 2:30P OR 2:30P to 5P – LaBelle Winery will host an Open House and Wine Tasting on Saturday, October 1st. With 21 fruit and grape wines handcrafted from fine local produce, there is something for everyone to sip and enjoy. Sample local products from guest vendors and see where the LaBelle wines are made. Pre-registration is required. Visit www.labellewinerynh.com/tastings/ to register.
Pawtuckaway Music Festival, Pawtuckaway State Park, Nottingham, NH/ Saturday, October 8th, 11A to 8P – This event is a gathering of local artists, performing artists and musicians in a beautiful space. The festival will be comprised of 8 to 10 musical acts, 15 to 20 artists, and will also feature to a 3-leg race, a sac race, and an obstacle course. Admission is $7, if you purchase tickets prior to the event, otherwise, its $10 at the gate. Visit the festival’s web site to purchase tickets in advance.